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Lys Assia

Lys Assia was born on March 3, 1924 in Berne, Switzerland as Rosa Mina Schärer. She is an actress, known for The Eurovision Song Contest (1956), The Eurovision Song Contest (1958) and The Secret History of Eurovision (2011). She was previously married to Oscar Pedersen and Henry Kunz. See full bio »

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 1963 Festival-album (TV Movie)
 1962 Haifischbar (TV Series)
 1957 Die Beine von Dolores
 1957 Le Notti Bianche
La cantante (uncredited)
 1956 Oberstadtgass
Sängerin von 'In allen Gassen wohnt das Glück'
 1956 Die Fischerin vom Bodensee
Singer (uncredited)
 1955 Achtung! Hochspannung! (TV Movie)
 1954 Ball der Nationen
 1953 Hit Parade
 1953 The Empress of China
 1952 Illusion in Moll
Singer (uncredited)
 1952 Palace Hotel
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In the late 1950s, she became one of the most successful singers in the German speaking countries. Her biggest hits were "O mein Papa", "Mi casa su casa" and "Wenn die Glocken hell erklingen". See more »

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